BALING: Residents in Kampung Hangus close to right here suffered losses of about RM550,000 when their home items and autos have been badly broken as a result of floods and water surge incident that occurred on Monday (July 4) in this district.
A examine by Bernama in the present day at a number of homes in the village noticed the compound of their homes coated with thick mud and the results of flood waters on automobiles parked in the respective housing areas.
Today, the fourth day after the floods, they have been seen busy cleansing their homes with the assistance of volunteers from non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and people in addition to authorities businesses such because the Malaysian Civil Defence Force (APM) and the Malaysian Volunteer Corps Department (Rela).
A villager, Umi Munah Mat Rejab, 70, stated all of the furnishings, kitchen gadgets in addition to electrical home equipment have been utterly broken and will not be used whereas a Perodua Myvi automobile and 4 bikes have been additionally submerged in water.
Her daughter Siti Hasnah Aziz, 38, stated the losses suffered by her household as a result of catastrophe was estimated at about RM200,000 as her household’s home had simply been renovated final May.
“All the gadgets in the home similar to fridge, beds, and mattresses are broken and might not be used. So, I hope the federal government can come to each flood sufferer’s home and see the losses suffered,” she stated.
Siti Hasnah additionally thanked all events, together with NGOs, people and authorities businesses who have been keen to come back ahead to assist clear her mom’s home.
Another resident, Azizah Ahmad, 69, stated she incurred losses of about RM200,000 after her home was flooded and two automobiles, a Perodua Viva and Alza, have been additionally submerged in water.
“Everything in the home is gone and broken. There is nothing left. There is a number of mud,” stated Azizah whereas thanking all those that got here to assist clear her home.
Mohd Suzairee Shaharin, 39, stated he suffered about RM150,000 in losses after two Wira automobiles and 4 bikes have been submerged in water.
He stated his sons’ faculty tools was additionally broken and so they wanted new ones.
“We additionally face constraints to scrub the home due to the thick and ample sludge, furthermore, there isn’t any correct tools to scrub the home,” he stated.
In the flood incident which claimed three lives, 12 villages have been affected with 15 homes badly broken and will not be occupied. – Bernama